The Senior Pharmacist is an advanced practitioner in a specialized area of pharmacy practice (Pain, Substance Use Disorder and Primary Care). The pharmacist is essential to providing patient care to all chronic pain patients at UC Davis Health and in the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team. Pharmacists share responsibility for comprehensive medication management, evaluation of complex patients witrh co-morbid conditions, complex medication therapies, the oversight and development of treatment guidelines and formulary management, stewardship of high-cost drug therapy, clinical research, and strategic planning and key inititiatives related to pharmaceutical care. The Senior Pharmacist is a valued clnical provider and will act as a resource to other staff members, as well as engage in the teaching and mentoring of pharmacy students, residents and staff . The pharmacist will also participate in Department and Hospital Committees, task forces, and medical staff meetings as requested.
The Senior Pain Pharmacist works to facilitate comprehensive medication management and oversight for patients with chronic pain and substance use disorder as well as other chronic conditions seen in the ambulatory care environment. Activities include participation in daily patient visits, telephonic follow-up, inservices to physicians, assist with cost-containment and medication approvals and educating other pharmacy staff. The Senior Pharmacist will actively participate in quality improvement projects, the documentation and reporting of clinical activities, and facilitate organizational surveys, assuring compliance with all Federal and State laws and regulations in addition to hospital policies.
Current California Pharmacist License or license eligible
PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency
PGY-2 pharmacy practice residency or 3+ years of Pain Management Pharmacist experience in lieu of residency
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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